2021 NJCAA DI Men’s Outdoor Track & Field Rating Index – Week 6
NEW ORLEANS – Business is picking up in the NJCAA Division I Men’s Outdoor Track & Field National Rating Index!
With less than two weeks remaining until the start of the 2021 NJCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Levelland, Texas, it’s high time to find out just how much changed when the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) released the Week 6 edition on Wednesday.
NJCAA Division I — Men's Outdoor Track & Field
This Week's National Top Five
Barton (Kan.) CC
Iowa Central CC
South Plains (Texas)
New Mexico JC
Cloud County (Kan.) CC
All TFRI Reports
Barton County CC surged to the top spot of the National TFRI following its performance at the NJCAA Region VI Championships. The Cougars, who already had a plethora of national top-10 marks, added or improved five to their ledger this past weekend: Shakwon Coke bounded 16.70m (54-9½) for the national lead in the triple jump; Telron Bradford is now ranked fifth in the 400 at 46.69; Tyler Nelson is ranked seventh in the hammer at 49.73m (163-2); Giovanni Gutierrez notched two top-10 marks – one in the shot put (No. 7, 16.08m/52-9¼) and discus (No. 9, 48.44m/158-11).
Iowa Central CC made good use of its time at the NJCAA Region XI Championships. The now second-ranked Tritons added or improved seven national top-10 marks, headlined by a national lead in the 110-meter hurdles by Jaheem Hayles at 13.65. Other top-5 efforts were turned in by James MacKey Jr. in the discus (No. 3, 52.79m/173-2), Aries Scott in the both the decathlon (No. 3, 6087) and long jump (No. 5, 7.45m/24-5½), Jerome Jessup in the 200 (No. 5, 20.81) and the 4×800 relay (No. 5, 7:46.83).
South Plains (Texas) held steady at No. 3, followed by former No. 1 New Mexico JC which dropped three spots to No. 4 and former No. 4 Cloud County CC which fell one spot to No. 5.
Here are the rest of the top-10 teams in Week 6: No. 6 Coffeyville CC, No. 7 Iowa Western CC, No. 8 Cowley College, No. 9 Indian Hills CC and No. 10 Fort Scott CC.